He who laughs at himself never runs out of things to laugh at.— Epictetus
Contentment Fortune Cookie quotations
If you are more fortunate than others, it is better to build a longer table than a taller fence.
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
I got one entire song from fortune cookies (Land of Sunshine).
On another one, I took words from different Frank Sinatra songs and pasted them together. Another one, I was just driving around and there was a piece of paper on the ground, so I stole it.
Formal education will make you a living, self-education will make you a fortune.
Purpose, pattern, and people, the three P's at the heart of life.
If we followed our own advice, we'd be successful.
I got a fortune cookie that said, "To remember is to understand.
" I have never forgotten it. A good judge remembers what it was like to be a lawyer. A good editor remembers being a writer. A good parent remembers what it was like to be a child.
Formal education will make you a living. Self education will make you a fortune.
Wealth can't buy heath, but heath can buy wealth.
Who needs astrology? The wise man gets by on fortune cookies.
A long life may not be good enough, but a good life is long enough.
Henceforth I ask not good fortune. I myself am good fortune.
Successful salesman: someone who has found a cure for the common cold shoulder.
God's promises are not fortune cookies.
We do not use them in order to get a spiritual "fix" for the day.
What you earn depends on what you learn.
Audentis fortuna iuvat. / Fortune favors the brave.
Don't agonize, organize.
Life is a promise; fulfill it.
Success can corrupt; usefulness can only exalt.
Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.
I just got a fortune cookie that says "Turn off your computer and read a book" which is odd because I'm WRITING a book...on my computer!
Fortune cookies are a good idea. If the message is positive, it can make your day a little better.
Visiting Future World is like opening a Chinese fortune cookie to read, "Soon you'll be finished with dinner."
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; But great minds rise above it.
Which reminds me of a fortune cookie: you often find your destiny on the path you take to avoid it.
The final act of business judgment is intuitive.
It's better to have a bad plan then no plan at all.
Fortune favors the bold.
At the state dinner for Chinese President Hu Jintao, Hu opened a fortune cookie that said, 'You will lend us another trillion dollars.'
Everything bows to success, even grammar.
According to the fortune-cookie logic most people live by, the best things in life are free. That's crap. I have a gold-plated robot that scratches the exact part of my back where my hands can't reach, and it certainly wasn't free.
The most beautiful clothes that can dress a woman are the arms of the man she loves, but for those who haven't had the fortune of finding happiness, I am there.
If we're talking about the science fiction or action genres, I've always tried when I could to do them in a way that's not just cookie-cutter - that they bring something fresh or original to it, have some kind of ideas to it. I've been fortunate, in some sense, to do those kinds of movies that are unique.
Warning: fortune cookies don't care what happens to you.
Outward success alienates a man from himself.
If a black cat crosses your path, it signifies that the animal is going somewhere.
I cannot read a fortune cookie without breaking down and crying. I am sensitive.
To me there’s no real difference between a fortune teller or a fortune cookie and any of the organized religions. They’re all equally valid or invalid, really. And equally helpful.
Once I opened up a fortune cookie and inside was the guy's cheque next to me I said hey buddy I got your cheque he said thanks.
Everyone can learn everyday, unfortunately, not everyone learns. That is, fortunately, your greatest opportunity.
Take out the fortune before you eat the cookie.
Twitter... 140 character limit... must be a great tool for fortune cookie writers.
Good places for aphorisms: in fortune cookies, on bumper stickers, and on banners flying over the Palace of Free Advice.
Most Americans don't know enough about basic economics to fill out one fortune cookie.